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Speakers in lecture series honor Syracuse University College of Law’s new dean
Speakers in lecture series honor Syracuse University College of Law’s new deanAugust 21, 2002Cynthia J. Moritzcjmoritz@syr.edu
In honor of new College of Law Dean Hannah Arterian, five of her colleagues in legal education will speak during the Fall 2002 Endries Distinguished Lecture Series. They include Madhavi Sunder, Anupam Chander, Rebecca Tsosie, Kim Forde-Mazrui and Elizabeth Schneider.
The lecture series is made possible by an endowment from Robert N. Endries LAW’65. Endries was an attorney at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. for more than 30 years. He has served the College of Law as a member and chair of the Board of Visitors.
The schedule of lectures is as follows: Sunder, Sept. 4; Chander, Sept. 5; Tsosie, Sept. 26; Forde-Masrui, Oct. 14; and Schneider, Nov. 7. All lectures will take place at 4:30 p.m. in Coyne Lecture Hall, Room 104 of E.I. White Hall.
Sunder is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford University Law School. She was a clerk for Judge Harry Pregerson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and was a litigation associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York City. She has been an acting professor of law at the University of California, Davis, School of Law since 1999, where was a 2001 and 2002 nominee for the Distinguished Teaching Award. Her scholarship focuses on law and cultural conflicts, intellectual property, women’s rights and globalization. She serves as an organizing committee member of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities. Chander, Sunder’s husband, is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale University Law School. He clerked for Chief Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge William A. Norris of the Ninth Circuit, and practiced with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, representing foreign sovereigns in international financial transactions. He taught at Arizona State University College of Law before joining the University of California, Davis, School of Law faculty. He teaches and writes about international law, citizenship, cyberlaw, intellectual property and corporate law.
Tsosie is Lincoln Professor of Native American Law and Ethics and executive director of the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University College of Law. She received an undergraduate degree in American Indian studies and a law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. She clerked for Justice Stanley Feldman on the Arizona Supreme Court and was a litigation associate at Brown & Bain in Phoenix. She teaches federal Indian law, property law, cultural property, tribal environmental policy and biodiversity. She also serves as a Supreme Court justice for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. She is the winner of the American Bar Association’s 2002 Spirit of Excellence Award.
Forde-Mazrui is professor of law and Barron F. Black Research Professor at the University of Virginia. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Michigan and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He clerked for Judge Cornelia Kennedy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and worked at Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C. He teaches criminal law and procedure, constitutional law and race and the law. His research interests include race and criminal procedure, race in the child placement process, affirmative action and reparations.
Schneider, a national expert on gender and the law, is the Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. She received a bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a law degree from New York University School of Law. She served as a staff attorney with the Rutgers Law School-Newark Constitutional Litigation Clinic and at the Center for Constitutional Rights. She chairs Brooklyn Law School’s Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship Program. She is a member of the American Law Institute. She was recognized by the National Organization of Women-New York City in June 2000 with a Women of Power and Influence Award.